Facts & Historical Events On This Day
Twelve camels found to have Botox in their lips were disqualified from a Camel Beauty Contest.
A category five blizzard occurred in the Mid-Atlantic and North East US, which covered the area in 3 feet of snow.
Adrian Hidalgo set the world record for spinning a diabolo around his leg 117 times in 1 minute.
The last signal from the Pioneer 10 space probe was received.
The programming language 'Java' was released.
American action-adventure series 'A-Team' first aired on NBC.
Prospect Creek Camp in Alaska recorded -80°F, making it the coldest temperature recorded in US history.
Walter Frederick Morrison sold the rights to the Pluto Platter to Wham-O, who soon changed the toy's name to 'Frisbee.'
Seventeen people went on trial in the second Moscow Trials.
A Morse code distress call was made at sea, which led to the first radio sea rescue.
US cavalrymen massacred 200 Piegan Blackfeet in the Marias Massacre.
Hawaii was shaken by an eruption of the Mauna Loa volcano that lasted 300 days and destroyed a coastal village.
The Royal Exchange in London was opened by Queen Elizabeth I.
The most deadly earthquake in history was recorded in China in Shaanxi’s province.